In this episode, we talk to Niro Siriwardena about differential attainment in GP licensing exams.
Episode 109: Listening to women’s experiences of heavy menstrual bleeding – what are the implications for GPs?
In this episode, we talk to Joe Kai about women's experiences of heavy menstrual bleeding and the management options available in primary care.
Episode 108: What do GPs think about prescribing aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer in Lynch syndrome?
In this episode, we talk to Kelly Lloyd about what influences GPs to prescribe, or not prescribe aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer in Lynch syndrome.
Episode 107: Looking at interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing in general practice – results from a mixed-methods study
In this episode, we talk to Dr Sarah Tonkin-Crine about interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing in general practice.
Episode 106: Managing patients with acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care – the Australian perspective
In this episode, we talk to Dr Bianca Perera about GP perspectives of managing patients with acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care.
Episode 105: Home monitoring by pulse oximetry of primary care patients with COVID-19 – a pilot randomised controlled trial
In this episode, we talk to Dr Karen Smit about a feasibility study looking at home pulse oximetry in patients with Covid-19.
Episode 104: Considering non-drug treatments for people with common mental health issues and socioeconomic disadvantage
In this episode, we talk to Dr Sarah Sowden about socioeconomic disadvantage, common mental health conditions and non-drug therapies.
Episode 103: Adverse drug reactions – how common are these in general practice and what are the implications for practice?
In this episode, we talk to Professor Emma Wallace about adverse drug reactions amongst older adults and the implications for primary care.
We talk to Becky White about vague cancer symptoms and risk of cancer.
Episode 101: Diagnosing heart failure in primary care – what cut offs should GPs be using for referral based on natriuretic peptide levels?
We talk to Dr Claire Taylor about testing accuracy for diagnosing heart failure
The editors have a round table discussion looking at the top 10 most read papers on the BJGP website from 2022.
Episode 099: Exploring the reasons why general practice staff are reluctant to register undocumented people
We talk to Dr Kitty Worthing about the reasons why practice staff feel reluctant to register undocumented people in general practice.
Episode 098: Should we prescribe antibiotics to children with uncomplicated chest infections in primary care?
We talk to Prof Paul Little about prescribing (or not) antibiotics for children with uncomplicated chest infections and the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
We talk to Nishadi Withanage about preconception care in general practice and the results of their systematic review of interventions in practice for men and women.
Episode 096: Examining disparities in continuity of care in some ethnic groups and implications for practice
We talk to Mai Stafford about continuity of care in different ethnic groups and the implications for policy and practice.
We talk to Dr Laura Armitage about why we should measure night-time blood pressure to diagnose hypertension
We talk to Pauline Williams about help seeking in women with symptoms of gynecological cancer and her recent systematic review in this area.
We talk to Julien Vos about pathways for survivorship care in colorectal cancer, and how patients experienced GP-led care in the Netherlands.
We talk to Jeremy Horwood about the unintended consequences of patient online access to medical records, and ways that practices can mitigate against these.
Ben Cranfield discusses how common blood tests are used in primary care prior to a diagnosis of cancer, and the implications for diagnostic intervals.
Maha Abo-Tabik describes their study of GP contacts amongst patients later diagnosed with psoriasis, and identify opportunities for earlier diagnosis of this skin condition.
Professor Trish Greenhalgh discusses how GPs have been portrayed in the UK media across different time points during the UK Covid pandemic.
Dr Natasha Tyler and Dr Maria Panagioti join us on the podcast to discuss B12 patient safety and self-injection in general practice.
Dr Dan Jones joins us on the BJGP Podcast to talk about cancer, symptom appraisal and help-seeking in older people
Dr Lieke Koggel tells us all about research into inappropriate PPI prescribing in the Netherlands.
Dr Simon Fraser joins us on the podcast to talk about treatment burden.
Dr Sally Hull joins us to talk about a new study exploring continuity of care.
We have a quick update from the Editor, Euan Lawson.
Professor Jan Verbakel talks about a study that explored the experiences of GPs when diagnosing childhood UTIs.
Episode 081: Inflammatory marker blood tests suggest a diagnostic window to help earlier Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis
Dr Meena Rafiq talks about a recent research paper suggesting a diagnostic window for Hodgkin lymphoma that could help us find strategies for earlier diagnosis.
Dr Sean MacBride-Stewart tells us about a large cluster RCT looking into the impact of feedback of actionable individual patient prescription data to improve asthma prescribing.
Dr Jess Watson tells us about a qualitative study that explored how blood tests are communicated to patients.
Episode 078: Non-speculum clinician-taken sampling is comparable to self-sampling in cervical screening
Dr Anita Lim joins the podcast to tell us about a further study on non-speculum clinician-taken sampling for cervical screening.
Dr Sarah Price comes on the podcast to tell us about research exploring the role of abdominal pain with and without other clinical features and intra-abdominal cancer risk.
Episode 076: People with colorectal cancer can show clinical features and abnormal bloods as early as 9-10 months before diagnosis
Dr Yin Zhou comes on the podcast to tell us about population-level data signalling pre-diagnostic clinical features of colorectal cancer.
Dr Kimberley Foley talks through findings from their study showing the impact of Covid on primary care contacts with children and young people in the first lockdown.
Drs Rohini Mathur and Sally Hull talk us through a London-based primary care study of diabetes sub-groups that could have big implications for how we managing type 2 diabetes in the future.
Dr David Whiteley tells us about qualitative research that explored and developed a pathway for HCV treatment in the community.
Episode 072: The NICE traffic light system to assess sick children is not suitable for use as a clinical tool in general practice
Amy Clark and Dr Kathryn Hughes tell us about research into the NICE traffic light system for assessing sick children.
Dr Jon Gibson talks us through research that explores how staff from diverse healthcare backgrounds in the primary care workforce are associated with system outcomes.